Optimism As the 130th Senate Begins

Sen. Jeff Timberlake looks forward to bipartisan success https://videopress.com/v/p8T3OWJM?preloadContent=metadata Hello. I am Senate Republican Leader Jeff Timberlake. It’s quite a humbling honor to serve the people of Maine and I suspect you all are just as anxious as I am to see us get started on this new legislative session. The 130th Legislature will face … Continue reading Optimism As the 130th Senate Begins

Gov. Mills Has Left No Option for Roads and Bridges but New Taxes & Borrowing

Governor Mills has released her plan for the supplemental budget and it included less than $10 million to pay for the $462 million she acknowledges is needed to repair Maine’s roads and bridges. By spending the entire surplus on other programs, the governor abandoned her stated commitment to use General Fund money to finally solve … Continue reading Gov. Mills Has Left No Option for Roads and Bridges but New Taxes & Borrowing

Senate Republicans Call on Governor Mills to Fund Scheduled 2019 MaineDOT Projects

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Upon learning of the $66.7 million available funds in the latest revenue forecast, Senate Republicans call on Governor Mills to adequately fund MaineDOT to avoid the impending road crisis. “Just yesterday, MaineDOT Commissioner Bruce Van Note briefed the Legislature’s … Continue reading Senate Republicans Call on Governor Mills to Fund Scheduled 2019 MaineDOT Projects

Sen. Matt Pouliot Seeks to Control Prescription Drug Costs

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Senator Matt Pouliot (R-Kennebec) presented LD 1389, “An Act To Address Transparency, Accountability and Oversight of Pharmacy Benefit Managers”, to the Legislature’s Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services Committee on Tuesday, April 16. The bill, based on recommendations of … Continue reading Sen. Matt Pouliot Seeks to Control Prescription Drug Costs